About Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek as it is commonly known is also a part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The natural beauty along the Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is breathtaking. Jomsom Muktinath Trekking Package begins from Pokhara and passes through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the pilgrim site of Muktinath. The scenery of the trail ranges from the forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and desert of Mustang.Jomsom Muktinath trek trail follows the Kali Gandaki River. This river forms the largest gorge in the world and on one side lies the Annapurna mountain range and on the other side lays the Dhaulagiri. Between the two ranges there are views of 8 of the 20 highest mountains in the world. The Kali Gandaki is a quarter of a mile wide river bed and during the winters the river is practically dry but during the summers and monsoons the water level rises with rain water and melting snow. You can find fossil rocks in the banks of Kali Gandaki River which is believed to be sacred for the Hindus.

The culture among Jomsom Muktinath Trek is rich with religious mixture of Hindus and Tibetan Buddhist faction. Jomsom Muktinath Trek weaves through the Lower Mustang region of Nepal ending at the village of Kagbeni which is a Tibetan influenced village filled with prayer wheels, chortens and a Buddhist monastery.

The highest point on this Jomsom Muktinath Trek is Muktinath at 3800 meters – a holy site of temples that has been sacred to both Buddhist’s and Hindu’s for centuries. Between Tatopani and Lete Khola, there is a dramatic change of scenery. Pine forests crowd in on the trail and the villages take on a quite different appearance. The layout of the villages and the design of the houses are unique to this area. The houses are designed to protect the inhabitants from the strong winds that blow up the valley everyday from the late morning onwards. Jomsom Muktinath Trek includes Poonhill from where amazing sunrise tour with breathtaking view of Annapurna and Fishtail himalaya range, Tukuche which is known as best typical village in this area and Apple garden , sacred place Muktinath Temple, Hot water pond and Jomsom Bazar.

Note: If you are not satisfied with this itinerary and other detail, please Contact Us to make itinerary and other detail as per your need.

Highlights

  • Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu- Pokhara.
  • Sunrise form Poonhill.
  • Hot spring.
  • Eye catching waterfalls.
  • Explore beautiful city Pokhara.
  • Sunset tour at Sarangkot.
  • Muktinath Temple.
  • Marpha and Tukuche village.
  • Beautiful view of different Himal like Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri.

Day to Day Itinerary

    What's Included

    • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara on twin/double sharing on best three star hotel.
    • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private and Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus).
    • Entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing place.
    • Jomsom- Kathmandu by Jeep on sharing basis.
    • Three times meals at trekking route.
    • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
    • Government licensed English speaking guide.
    • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
    • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
    • Travel and rescue arrangement.
    • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
    • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
    • Government taxes and office service charge.
    • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Any type of insurance.
    • Any type of flight fare.
    • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
    • Tips.
    • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
    • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

    Useful Information

    Nepal Information:

    Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
    Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
    In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

    Passport and Visa:

    First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

    Weather:

    Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

    Nepal has four seasons:

    • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
    • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
    • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
    • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.

    Best Time to Go Jomsom Muktinath Trek:

    The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

    Is it suitable trekking for me?

    If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

    Currency:

    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

    Insurance:

    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

    Hotel/ Accommodation on Jomsom Muktinath Trek:

    We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

    Meals Jomsom Muktinath Trek:

    The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

    Guide and porter Jomsom Muktinath Trek:

    We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 15 kg .

    Personal Expenses Jomsom Muktinath Trek:

    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

    Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

    • Respect local culture and people.
    • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
    • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

    What do I need for trekking/ Packing list :

    • Day pack (rucksack)
    • Light weight and warm trousers.
    • Socks.
    • Sun hats and gloves.
    • Full- sleeves t shirt.
    • Warm jackets.
    • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
    • Light weight cotton clothing.
    • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
    • Knee supports.
    • Sun glasses.
    • Sun cream and lip protector.
    • A one liter hard Water bottle.
    • Batteries
    • Flash light
    • Down jacket
    • Trekking shoes or boots.
    • A pair of sandals.